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Litter control

‌Leaving or throwing litter in a public place is an offence which can be subject to an "on the spot fine" of €150 and maximum fine of €3,000 on conviction in the District Court. A person convicted of a litter offence may be required by the Court to pay the Council's costs and expenses in investigating the offence and in bringing the prosecution.  

Report littering

Alternatively you can email us at customercare@westmeathcoco.ie or call us on our free phone number 1800 819 000.